Huxiao Jiang’s blog is in Chinese, and word heavy. We translated some of it, because it’s fun to use Google translate and also because we wanted to know what was going on. One line reads: “the door was a fool, a room full of wallpaper.” And another: “I dream of burglary, including the house of my parents. It seems that Grandpa has just returned home.”
We’ve no idea what he’s talking about, but thankfully, sandwiched between the (very weird) words, are (equally weird, surreal and often dark) pieces of illustration well worth stumbling across. Bear with it, be rewarded.
Via We Find Wildness.
- Steph Wilson, DR. ME, Women Who and Benedict Redgrove at Nicer Tuesdays August
- Artist Emily Mae Smith’s pop motifs and witty compositions
- Meet the prop-maker building imaginary boyfriends
- Graphic designer Biba Košmerl takes on organised disorder and what it means to be a true modernist
- Bjenny Montero, an underground hero of melancholic comics
- Animator Hoji Tsuchiya's patchwork video for Japanese singer Uri Nakayama
- Sagmeister & Walsh rebrands fashion label Milly to reflect its "edgy" new personality
- Dominic Wilcox designs art exhibition for dogs (plus exclusive artist sketches)
- Jaemin Lee’s gloriously retro exhibition identities and poster designs
- James Jean’s phantasmagorical world of technicolour fever dreams
- The Refugee Nation Olympic flag was inspired by a lifejacket
- Things: the inspiring post that got us through the long hot summer nights of August